Audi Passes BMW in Sales to Take Lead in Luxury-Car Sales
Heavily lacquered birds-eye maple is out; a low-gloss natural look is in. We choose species where the pores in wood are clearly evident like the elm cluster burl in Cadillacs CTS, says Clough. BMW uses renewable species like poplar to create so-called engineered woods, whose grain is uniform and natural-looking minus the imperfections. Says McGill, You can also make engineered Makassar ebony a trim option in BMWs top-of-the-line 7 Series. Enter the Bespoke Car “The Internet has made it so easy to personalize your world,” says McGill.
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Technology Looks to Reverse Luxury Car Thefts
We increased the reach from 215 kilometers (134 miles) to about 450 kilometers, development chief Ulrich Hackenberg said. Thats a decisive step toward every-day usability. BMW surpassed Stuttgart-based Mercedes in global sales in 2005 and has held that post on an annual basis since then. Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche is rolling out 13 new vehicles, including a dozen with no predecessor, by the end of the decade to gain momentum. Vehicles coming to market in 2014 include the GLA compact SUV, the S-Class coupe and a revamped C-Class, the automakers best-selling model.
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Our sponsorship of this prestigious event demonstrates our commitment to delivering world class banking services and products designed to cater to the affluent lifestyle of the our valued platinum and premium clientele and invited guests who attend the event.” Steven Hill at Al Ghassan Motors added, “Bentley is the pinnacle of automotive luxury and we selected World Luxury Expo to reinforce our status as the ultimate luxury performance sedan benchmark by becoming the “Official Automotive Sponsor” of what will become an annual signature event for Jeddah . With its unrivalled blend of effortless drivability, a Bentley showcases exquisite luxury and craftsmanship, sculpted design and state-of-the-art technology and we look forward to share this experience to invited guests. Al Ghassan Motors is also the officially appointed distributor for Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, McLaren and Lotus in Saudi Arabia.” Bentley will also present a limited edition capsule handbag collection featuring two distinct models The Barnato and The Continental. This limited edition collection comprises 160 bags globally, 80 of each style, in four colourways. These elegant and sculptural handbags showcase Bentley’s expertise in design and craftsmanship and are valued from GBP 3,800 for The Continental and from GBP 4,800 Besides the Bentley Mulsanne, Al Ghassan Motors
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Luxury cars aim to impress at World Luxury Expo in Jeddah
There are a number of systems on the market, the most affordable of which are mechanical theft deterrence systems. Here are a few examples: Kill Switch – A mechanical kill switch is a hidden on/off switch that cuts off the power running from the car’s battery to the starter, thus rendering the vehicle immobile. Steering Wheel, Tire, and Hood Locks – All three of these theft deterrents are more of a visual form of stopping thieves before they strike and are also effective in immobilizing the vehicle. Gearshift Lock – This device is the most common and renders the car immobile even if the vehicle is hotwired.
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